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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Taft is 2,146, which is 10.73% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Taft population density is 2,066.49 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Taft is white, which represent 80.38% of the total population. The average Taft education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,146. #635

Population Growth Since 2000, #387

Taft, FL

Population Density, #303

Taft, FL
2,066.49 per square mile
294.44 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,725 (80.38%, #568)
Black:297 (13.84%, #288)
Hispanic:563 (26.23%, #190)
Asian:42 (1.96%, #297)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #510)
One Race, Other:22 (1.03%, see rank)
Two or More Races:60 (2.80%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:22 (3.91%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:404 (71.76%, see rank)
Cuban:72 (12.79%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:46 (8.17%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:35 (83.33%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:7 (16.67%, see rank)
Asian, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,827 (85.14%) out of the total population of 2,146 reported first ancestry.

 Taft, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech311.44%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch70.33%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English874.05%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French371.72%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German482.24%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish1195.55%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian673.12%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian140.65%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish140.65%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian140.65%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1195.55%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish80.37%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish70.33%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American40819.01%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,111 (51.77%, see rank)
Females: 1,035 (48.23%, see rank)

Taft, FL
Male: 51.77%
Female: 48.23%
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Taft, FL
44.50 years old
41.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Taft, FL
44.40 years old
39.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Taft, FL
44.50 years old
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Taft, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years924.29%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years602.80%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years944.38%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years1517.04%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years1637.60%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years27812.95%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years26212.21%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years50423.49%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years32215.00%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years1667.74%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 482.24%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over60.28%, see rank2.49%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Taft, FLFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,586, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School533, 33.61%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate594, 37.45%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree232, 14.63%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree190, 11.98%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree37, 2.33%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.59, see rank13.4213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Taft, FL FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4887.50%12.50%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)138100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)121100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College10393.20%, see rank6.80%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School12100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Taft, FLFloridaU.S.
Total Households733, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size2.93, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households213, 29.06%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households520, 70.94%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)445, 60.71%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size3.82, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family271, 36.97%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households288, 39.29%, see rank35.57%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Taft, FL%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,900see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,015100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married37336.75%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married37837.24%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed323.15%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced23222.86%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over885100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married25428.70%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married39444.52%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed13315.03%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced10411.75%, see rank14.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Taft, FL%FloridaU.S.
Native1,88887.98%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence74634.76%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State80137.33%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
34115.89%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born25812.02%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1486.90%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1105.13%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia642.98%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1949.04%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.56%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Taft, FL%FloridaU.S.
English51169.71%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish15120.60%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages223.00%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages152.05%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other344.64%, see rank0.65%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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